Blessed Are the Dead

blessedBlessed Are the Dead
by Malla Nunn (South Africa/Australia)
2012 / 336 pages
read by Humphrey Bower  9h 7m  (A+)
rating:   A /  crime

This is the third book in the Detective Emmanuel Cooper series by Malla Nunn of South Africa and Australia.   Cooper, who is half Afrikaner and half English, has a co-investigator named Detective Constable Samuel Shabala, a Zulu tribesman and also of the local police.  The time frame is the 1950s,  the days of apartheid (instigated in 1949/1950).   Imo,  it’s very credible historical fiction- likely set in the days prior to the author’s birth. >>>>MORE>>>>

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